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Swedish paper publishes wrong photo of ‘dead’ man

The newspaper Expressen may face legal action after publishing the wrong picture with a front-page story about the suicide of a Swedish musician.

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Swedes anticipate rise in housing prices

Increasing numbers of Swedes anticipate a rise in housing prices in the near future, according to SEB bank's house price indicator.

Left Party supports file sharing

Left Party supports file sharing

The Left Party’s governing board wants to allow the downloading of copyrighted films and music for personal use.

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Arla Foods hit by Middle East boycott after cartoons row

Consumers in the Middle East are boycotting products from Danish-Swedish dairy group Arla Foods because of the publication of cartoons of the Muslim prophet Muhammad in Danish newspapers, Arla said on Monday.

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Police hunt for new Arboga weapon

Police plan to dive in the waters the Arboga River to search for a what may be a weapon used in the murder of two small children three weeks ago.

Swedish ice cream trucks ‘a form of torture’

Swedish ice cream trucks ‘a form of torture’

Selling ice cream and candy with enticing melodies ought to be outlawed because it is connected to child obesity.

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Teacher accused of sending nude pics to seduce student

A teenage student in possession of sexually explicit photos of his Swedish school teacher claims the woman was trying to seduce him, reports the Göteborgs Tidning (GT) newspaper.

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‘Youth tax breaks an irresponsible waste of money’

The Swedish government has said it wants to reduce social fees further for people under 26, to about 15 percent, compared with 30 percent for other employees. The Left Party's labour affairs spokesperson, Josefin Brink, argues that it is a waste of resources to shower private companies with tax breaks without demanding something in return.

Tougher speed limits for drivers near buses

Tougher speed limits for drivers near buses

After conducting successful tests in Linköping and Örnholdsvik, Sweden’s Road Authority (Vägverket) wants to implement new rules to curb speeds of vehicles driving near buses.

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Man shot in the back near Stockholm

A 39-year-old man was shot in the back on Sunday night in Alby south of Stockholm.

Dalarna girl declared kidnapped

Dalarna girl declared kidnapped

The 10-year-old girl who disappeared from Stjärnsund outside of Hedemora in Dalarna in central Sweden on Saturday has still not been found as of early Monday morning, and police have now classified the case as a kidnapping.